[www.inewsguyana.com]– Even though incumbent President, Donald Ramotar called on the Guyana Police Force to leave no stone unturned and find the “intellectual authors” behind the killing of Political Activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing, he told supporters in Berbice that the man was more of “nuisance than a threat,” to his government.
The President was speaking to members of the West Berbice Chamber of Commerce, when he reiterated that the PPP/C government was in no way involved in Crum – Ewing’s execution.
“He was no threat to the PPP, he was no threat to the Government, he was more of a nuisance value than anything else, and he was spreading a lot of racist talk on his Facebook,” the President said.
He questioned which political Party stands to benefit from the death of Crum-Ewing in this sensitive time.
“Who will go out there and talk and try to whip up racism, trying to create division, trying to point fingers? If his death was political as they are saying, I would say that he was a pawn that was sacrificed for their own political ends because we certainly don’t have anything to gain by that type of activity. Which Government would want to do anything like that to destabilize themselves?”
The President pointed out that Crum – Ewing’s coffin was draped with Guyana’s flag just like the late notorious bandit ‘Blackie’.
“They put the Guyana flag on Blackie’s coffin and then the put the flag on this man Crum-Ewing too.”
Crum-Ewing was gunned down execution style at Third Avenue, Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara on March 10 while urging residents to vote on May 11.
Prior to his death, Crum – Ewing was involved in a one man protest for 80 days in front the office of Attorney General, Anil Nandlall, calling for his resignation following the revelation of a damning recording between him and a Kaieteur News reporter.